The impressive line of thunderstorms- nearly 400 miles long from Nebraska to Oklahoma- is beginning to accelerate eastward now- and the Storm Prediction Center has issued a new tornado watch (TW).
Embedded tornadoes in line cells and strong- straightline storm winds are the greatest threat.
TW- 528 includes K.C. MetroRegion areas of all of eastern Kansas and Missouri- from Joplin all the way to the Iowa border north of Kirksville until the wee hours of Tuesday morning says the SPC..
The Pleasanton- Fort Scott KS area as well as Nevada MO are included in this watch.
You might secure outdoor objects- and be prepared for falling trees/tree limbs and power lines when the storms hit the Metro around 11 p.m.